A Useful Exploration to Improve the Quality of Rural School Education

Science Insights Education Frontiers, 9(1), 1119–1121 (2021)

3 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2021

Date Written: June 30, 2021

Abstract

The British educational sociologist B. Bernstein (2003) believed that in human social communication, the language signs used by people can be divided into exquisite signs and restrictive signs. Exquisite symbols include the arrangement of complex grammatical sentences and general semantics; while restricted symbols consist of simple, low-selective and restricted grammars and words, relying on the semantics of a specific context. Children born in middle-class families are familiar with and mastered exquisite symbols in their interactions with their parents, which is the basis for them to easily obtain excellent academic studies. Children born in poor families are familiar with restrictive symbols in their interactions with their parents. The language symbols used in the school education environment are mostly exquisite symbols, or standard academic language. If children from poor families cannot master the exquisite symbols, it will affect their understanding of the learning content, prone to learning difficulties, and lead to poor academic achievement.

Keywords: Rural School, Education

Suggested Citation

Cheng, Xiaoqiao, A Useful Exploration to Improve the Quality of Rural School Education (June 30, 2021). Science Insights Education Frontiers, 9(1), 1119–1121 (2021), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3878508

Xiaoqiao Cheng (Contact Author)

Nanjing Normal University ( email )

Ninghai Road 122, Gulou District
Nanjing, Jiangsu 210046
China

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